Schedule at a Glance

Wednesday, October 26th

*Schedule Subject to Change

7:30 am — 5:00 pm Registration
8:30 am — 4:30 pm Pre-Conference Sessions
Restoring Pain System Homeostasis:  Biopsychosocial Manual Therapy Targeting the Peripheral, Central and Autonomic Nervous Systems  - In-Person Pre-Conference Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Mark Erickson , Stephanie Mikoliczak , Gail Haight

Manual Therapy for the Digital Therapist - In-Person Pre-Conference Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Ryan Cummings , Terry McGee , Andrew Kunin , Kevin McLaughlin

Manual Therapy Without Causing Pain - 2 Day In-Person Pre-Conference Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Laurie Hartman
5:30 pm — 9:00 pm
FOMPT Boat Charter Tour - Offsite Paid Excursion

Thursday, October 27th

7:00 am — 7:00 pm Registration
8:00 am — 5:00 pm
Speaker Ready Room (Pre-Conference Speakers Only)
8:00 am — 2:30 pm Pre-Conference Sessions
Treating the TMJ: It is a Join Effort - Oral/Pharyngeal Dilemma  - In-Person Pre-Conference Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Gregory Johnson , Brad Gilden , Michael Gelb , Howard Hindin

A Deep Dive into the Hip: Movement Based and Post‐operative Therapy - In-Person Pre-Conference Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Robert LeBeau  , Caty Stegemann

A New Clinical OMT Perspective to Evaluation and Treatment of the Overhead Athlete  - In-Person Pre-Conference Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Angela Gordon

Manual Therapy Without Causing Pain - 2 Day In-Person Pre-Conference Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Laurie Hartman
11:00 am — 2:00 pm
Committee Chair/SIG Presidents Meeting (Committee Chairs & SIG Presidents Only)
2:00 pm — 3:30 pm PD SIG Meeting
3:30 pm — 4:00 pm Presidential Welcome Address - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
4:00 pm — 4:45 pm
Plenary Address - Sharon Dunn - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
5:00 pm — 6:00 pm New Fellow Recognition Ceremony - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
6:00 pm — 7:00 pm Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall

Friday, October 28th

7:00 am — 5:00 pm Registration
7:00 am — 5:00 pm  Speaker Ready Room (Friday Speakers Only)
7:00 am — 8:00 am
First Timers Breakfast (First Timers Only)
7:00 am — 8:00 am INSPIRE Coffee w/ Exhibitors & Speakers
8:10 am — 8:45 am Opening Remarks - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
Presenters: Elaine Lonnemann & Megan Donaldson
8:45 am — 9:30 am Keynote Address - TBD - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
Presenter: Jill Cook
9:30 am — 9:55 am Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:00 am — 10:15 am PTI Talk - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
Presenter: TBD
10:15am — 11:00 am
Keynote Address - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
Presenter: Chad Cook
11:00 am —11:15 am Break in the Exhibit Hall
11:15 am —11:45 am
Top 3 5x5 Research Presentations
11:45 am —12:00 pm
Break in Exhibit Hall
12:00 pm — 2:00 pm AAOMPT Awards Luncheon
2:15 pm — 3:00 pm  Distinguished Lecturer Presentation - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
Presenter: Jason Silvernail
3:15 pm — 4:35 pm World Cafes (Pre-Registration Required, Limited Availability) &Networking Break in Exhibit Hall
4:45 pm — 5:30 pm Keynote Address - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
Presenter: Christine Goertz
5:40 pm — 6:30 pm Keynote Panel - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
Presenters: Jill Cook, Christine Goertz, Sharon Dunn, Jason Silvernail
Facilitator: Derek Clewley
6:30 pm — 6:45 pm INSPIRE TIME with Christine Goertz & Jason Silvernail in the Exhibit Hall
6:45 pm — 7:30 pm Open Therapy Room - Tables Open for General Use
6:45 pm — 8:00 pm Friday Night Reception & Poster Presentations
7:00 pm — 8:00 pm Affinity Group Meet Ups
8:00 pm
INSPIRE AAOMPT Social Networking Event - Explore San Diego

Saturday, October 29th

6:15 am AAOMPT 5K Run/Walk 
7:00 am — 5:00 pm Registration
7:00 am — 5:00 pm Speaker Ready Room (Saturday Speakers Only)
7:00 am — 8:00 am Coffee with Exhibitors
8:00 am — 8:50 am
Top 5x5 Research Presentations - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
8:55 am — 9:40 am Keynote Address - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
Presenter: Greg Kawchuk
9:40 am — 10:10 am
Keynote Brief - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
Presenter: Dan Rhon
10:10 am — 10:25 am INSPIRE TIME with Dan Rhon & Greg Kawchuk in the Exhibit Hall
10:30 am — 11:30 am Breakout Session 1
Master Clinician Session by Founding Member Michael Moore (Part 1) - Master Clinician Breakout Session
Presenter(s): Michael Moore

Revisiting the Evaluation and Treatment of Achilles Tendinopathy Using a Biomechanical and Movement Diagnosis Approach (Part 1) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs
Presenter(s): Kristine Pratt , Paige Williams

Consolidating Science and Clinical Practice in Exercise Prescription for Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spinal Pain (Part 1) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs
Presenter(s): Alex Bengtsson , Kyle Denlinger , August Winter

Inspiring Our Educators - Best Evidence for Teaching OMPT: Challenging the Past and Evolving Our Future - In-Person Lecture Breakout Session
Presenter(s): Wil Kolb , Michael Bourassa , Mary Beth Geiser

Motivational Interviewing in Musculoskeletal Medicine  - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): John Seivert

Deep Gluteal Syndrome, Beyond the Piriformis  - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Katherine Gwyn , Pieter Kroon

The Imposter Within Us: Prevalence, Predictors, Impact, and Strategies to Overcome Imposterism in Physical Therapists  - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Alexandra Anderson , Jamie LaPenna , Alison Chang , Dustin Willis

Research 5x5 Breakout Session  - In-Person Research Breakout Session

The Frozen Shoulder has a Brain  - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Adriaan Louw

The OMPT Approach to Telehealth: More Than Your Hands-On Skills  - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Christine Kasprisin , Bryan Pickens , Nathan Parsons , Steven Hunter
11:40 am — 12:40 pm Breakout Session 2
Master Clinician Session by Founding Member Michael Moore (Part 2) - Master Clinician Breakout Session
Presenter(s): Michael Moore

Revisiting the Evaluation and Treatment of Achilles Tendinopathy Using a Biomechanical and Movement Diagnosis Approach (Part 2) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs
Presenter(s): Kristine Pratt , Paige Williams

Consolidating Science and Clinical Practice in Exercise Prescription for Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spinal Pain (Part 2) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs
Presenter(s): Alex Bengtsson , Kyle Denlinger , August Winter

Who is a Clinical Expert? Moving Beyond Knowledge to Competence - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Adam Lutz , Brett Windsor

Safe Treatment of People with Neck Pain and Headache - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Nathan Hutting

Teaching Pain to Students - Are You Following the Pain Education Manual? - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Mark Shepherd , Carol Courtney , Craig Wassinger

Examination and Treatment of Cervical Radiculopathy and Neuropathic Arm Pain - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Adriaan Louw , Brad Tracy

Research 5x5 Breakout Session - In-Person Research Breakout Session

Addressing Sleep Beliefs, Attitudes and Behaviors to Maximize the Effectiveness of OMPT - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Chris Dickerson , Brett Neilson , Mark Shepherd

Eat, Move, Improve: Using Nutrition to Lessen Inflammation and Compliment PT Management of CLBP - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Steve Karas
12:40 pm — 2:00 pm
INSPIRE Networking Time and Last Look at Exhibits / Unopposed Time
12:40 pm — 2:00 pm
Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
12:40 pm — 2:00 pm
Committee Meetings (Committee Members Only)
2:00 pm — 3:00 pm Breakout Session 3
Snap-Crackle-Pop: Innovative Ways To Inspire Your Hand Skills Needed for Manipulation (Part 1) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs
Presenter(s): Mary Beth Geiser , Michelle Dolphin , Wil Kolb , Kyle Adams

Clinical Conversations in OMPT Occur at the Intersection of Trust and Expectations when Treating the “Invisible”(Part 1) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs
Presenter(s): Alicia Emerson , Leah Einhorn

The Integration and Application of Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) on Post-Operative Orthopedic Patients During Acute and Subacute Stages of Rehab (Part 1) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs
Presenter(s): Thomas Olesko , Rachel Campagna , Amanda Grant , Paige Schreiner

Pain Adaptability as an Indicator of OMT Response: A Step Towards True Patient- Centered Care  - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Damian Keter , Chad Cook , Ken Learman , David Griswold

Addressing Sleep Beliefs, Attitudes and Behaviors to Maximize the Effectiveness of OMPT - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Chris Dickerson , Brett Neilson , Mark Shepherd

The Frozen Shoulder has a Brain - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Adriaan Louw

The Stiff Post-Op Knee: What to Do About It - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Erica Ennucci , Allison Paul

Research 5x5 Breakout Session - In-Person Research Breakout Session

More than Hot Flashes: How Menopause Affects the Musculoskeletal System - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Kimberly Durant , Lauren Hogan

Translating Clinical Reasoning Strategies from the Classroom to the Clinic - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Josh Halfpap , Chris Allen , Jon Umlauf , Danielle Anderson , Jessica Tapp
3:10 pm — 4:10 pm Breakout Session 4
Snap-Crackle-Pop: Innovative Ways To Inspire Your Hand Skills Needed for Manipulation (Part 2) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs
Presenter(s): Mary Beth Geiser , Michelle Dolphin , Wil Kolb , Kyle Adams

Clinical Conversations in OMPT Occur at the Intersection of Trust and Expectations when Treating the “Invisible”(Part 2) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs
Presenter(s): Alicia Emerson , Leah Einhorn

The Integration and Application of Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) on Post-Operative Orthopedic Patients During Acute and Subacute Stages of Rehab (Part 2) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs
Presenter(s): Thomas Olesko , Rachel Campagna , Amanda Grant , Paige Schreiner

Translating Clinical Reasoning Strategies from the Classroom to the Clinic - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Josh Halfpap , Chris Allen , Jon Umlauf , Danielle Anderson

Striving Towards Consistent Feedback: Tying Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) to a Quantitative and Weighted Clinical Mentoring Grading Method for Post-Professional Residency and Fellowship Education - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Eric Wilson , Derek Vraa , Brandon Morgan , Adrian Marrero , Kyle East

The Juxtaposition of Treating Both Inside and Out: Where the Pelvic Floor and Low Back Collide - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Helene Strange , Antigone Vesci

The OMPT Approach to Telehealth: More Than Your Hands-On Skills  - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Christine Kasprisin , Bryan Pickens , Nathan Parsons , Steven Hunter

Research 5x5 Breakout Session  - In-Person Research Breakout Session

Pain Adaptability as an Indicator of OMT Response: A Step Towards True Patient- Centered Care  - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Damian Keter , Chad Cook , Ken Learman , David Griswold

Do You Trust Your Hands or the Images? The Peripheral Joints - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Charles Hazle , Robert Boyles
4:20 pm — 4:50 pm PTI Talks - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
Presenters: Chad Cook, Stanley Paris
5:00 pm — 5:45 pm AAOMPT INSPIRE: Crucial Conversations - LIVE STREAMED for Virtual Attendees
Panelists: Stanley Paris, Chad Cook, Ken Olson, Laurie Hartman, Haideh Plock
Facilitated by: Megan Donaldson
6:00 pm — 7:30 pm AAOMPT Business Meeting
8:00 pm San Diego Under the Stars Reception

Sunday, October 30th

7:30 am — 12:15 pm Registration
7:30 am — 12:15 pm
Speaker Ready Room (Sunday Speakers Only)
8:00 am — 9:00 am Breakout Session 5
Heads up!: Concussion Management for the OMPT (Part 1) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs
Presenter(s): Margaux Lojacono , Mickey Shah , Brian McClenahan , Joe Lorenzetti

Beyond Mill's Manipulation: Clinical Reasoning and Manual Therapy Intervention for the Elbow Complex (Part 1) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs
Presenter(s): Tyrees Marcy , Pam Kikillus

Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Hip Pain in Young and Middle-Aged Adults (Part 1)  - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs
Presenter(s): Pieter Kroon , Katherine Gwyn

More than Hot Flashes: How Menopause Affects the Musculoskeletal System  - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Kimberly Durant , Lauren Hogan

“Are We Just Paying Lip Service?” - Actively Addressing the Impact of Student Mental Health on Classroom and Clinical Cognitive Performance  - In-Person Lecture Breakout Session
Presenter(s): Alex Bengtsson , Leanna Blanchard

Inspiring Our Educators - Best Evidence for Teaching OMPT: Challenging the Past and Evolving Our Future - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Wil Kolb , Michael Bourassa , Mary Beth Geiser

Examination and Treatment of Cervical Radiculopathy and Neuropathic Arm Pain  - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Adriaan Louw , Brad Tracy
9:10 am — 10:10 am Breakout Session 6
Heads up!: Concussion Management for the OMPT (Part 2)   - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs
Presenter(s): Margaux Lojacono , Mickey Shah , Brian McClenahan , Joe Lorenzetti

Beyond Mill's Manipulation: Clinical Reasoning and Manual Therapy Intervention for the Elbow Complex (Part 2) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs
Presenter(s): Tyrees Marcy , Pam Kikillus

Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Hip Pain in Young and Middle-Aged Adults (Part 2)  - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs
Presenter(s): Pieter Kroon , Katherine Gwyn

Motor Learning and Manual Therapy in Physical Therapist Education   - In-Person Lecture Breakout Session
Presenter(s): Cory Manton

Do You Trust Your Hands or the Images? The Peripheral Joints  - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Charles Hazle , Robert Boyles

Deep Gluteal Syndrome, Beyond the Piriformis - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Katherine Gwyn , Pieter Kroon

Who is a Clinical Expert? Moving Beyond Knowledge to Competence   - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Adam Lutz , Brett Windsor
10:20 am — 11:20am Breakout Session 7
Go Higher and Be Inspired: Upper Cervical Spine - Learn the Particulars of the Articulars and Apply Non-Thrust Manipulation for Smooth Outcomes (Part 1) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs
Presenter(s): Jeffrey Rot , James Viti
 
Linking Midtarsal Mobility to Tibialis Posterior Tendinopathy: Utilizing a Clinical Reasoning Model for Decision Making (Part 1) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Catherine Patla , Garrett Mandel , Amanda Grant

Let's not LAG behind in ACL Rehab: How to Effectively Combine Manual Therapy and Exercise in Early Stage ACLR (Part 1)    - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Jeremy Boyd , Brandon Cruz
 

Eat, Move, Improve: Using Nutrition to Lessen Inflammation and Compliment PT Management of CLBP   - In-Person Lecture Breakout Session
Presenter(s): Steve Karas

Directional Preference, Load Progression, and Role of a Human Performance Optimization Team to Determine Injury Prediction in Special Forces Units - In-Person Lecture Breakout Session
Presenter(s): Josh Kidd

The Imposter Within Us: Prevalence, Predictors, Impact, and Strategies to Overcome Imposterism in Physical Therapists  - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Alexandra Anderson , Jamie LaPenna , Alison Chang , Dustin Willis

Teaching Pain to Students - Are You Following the Pain Education Manual? - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Mark Shepherd , Carol Courtney , Craig Wassinger
11:30 am — 12:30 pm Breakout Session 8
Go Higher and Be Inspired: Upper Cervical Spine - Learn the Particulars of the Articulars and Apply Non-Thrust Manipulation for Smooth Outcomes (Part 2)   - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Jeffrey Rot , James Viti
 
Linking Midtarsal Mobility to Tibialis Posterior Tendinopathy: Utilizing a Clinical Reasoning Model for Decision Making (Part 2) - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Catherine Patla , Garrett Mandel , Amanda Grant

Let's not LAG behind in ACL Rehab: How to Effectively Combine Manual Therapy and Exercise in Early Stage ACLR (Part 2)   - In-Person Clinical Breakout Session Labs (Pre-Registration Required: Limited Availability)
Presenter(s): Jeremy Boyd , Brandon Cruz

Inspiring Clinicians to Reflect Upon the Role of Gender in Practice    - In-Person Lecture Breakout Session
Presenter(s): Emma Zeligson , Sarah Shaver

Inspire Better Inspiration   - In-Person Lecture Breakout Sessions
Presenter(s): Mary Beth Geiser , Lesli Bell

Motivational Interviewing in Musculoskeletal Medicine    - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): John Seivert

Safe Treatment of People with Neck Pain and Headache - Pre-Recorded Virtual Lecture Sessions - Virtual Attendee Access
Presenter(s): Nathan Hutting

*Schedule is tentative. Times and sessions are subject to change.